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Scott Pelley's Interview With Deepwater Horizon Hero
The Deepwater Horizon blew up six years ago, today (April 20th). It's human nature to distance ourselves from bad memories. Many people in the gulf coast region seem to want to just forget about it. I can't help thinking of eleven families whose lives are forever changed.
Deepwater Horizon Preview
About a year ago, my longtime friend & colleague, Debbie Ray, and I were having a conversation about the Deepwater Horizon disaster. I commented, "I just can just imagine what that was like for the people on that rig." She replied, "No, you can't."
Lafayette Reaches Settlement With BP
The Deepwater Horizon disaster brought thousands of lawsuits, and billions of dollars in compensation claims. The law firm of Lewis, Kullman, Sterbcow and Abramson brought a class action suit on behalf of more than 500 municipalities, including Lafayette.
BP Manslaughter Trial Delayed
The Associated Press reports the manslaughter trial of two BP rig supervisors has been delayed until  2014.  Robert Kaluza and Donald Vidrine are charged in the death of 11 workers. They're accused of disregarding indications of trouble before BP's well blowout, on April 20th, 20…
New Deepwater Explosion Article
The worst of the explosions gutted the Deepwater Horizon stem to stern.
Crew members were cut down by shrapnel, hurled across rooms and buried under smoking wreckage. Some were swallowed by fireballs that raced through the oil rig’s shattered interior. Dazed and battered survivors, half-naked and dri…

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